Month: March 2014

Squirrel!

Ever since the movie Up┬ácame out, we have used this word a lot. Especially with kids. It’s funny to us, because many kid’s attention spans are just like that dog from the movie. (Oh, if you haven’t watched this movie – it’s animated –…

Cheater!

Who me?? Some bees, in their quest for the sugary treat flowers offer up to ensure cross pollination, cheat. Yes, I’m afraid it’s so. Some bees will chew holes at the base of a flower to get at the nectar. Several bees I watched…

The Arrival of Spring

Tomorrow is the official start of Spring. How fitting that several new spring heralding things are happening at Wahkeena! Most notably, today is our first open day of the 2014 season! Yea! It’s a bit of a soggy start, but much better than say…

Another Sign of Spring

So this picture isn’t the greatest, but i wanted to share it with you anyway. If you look carefully at the center of the photo, you will see two reddish blobs in the shape of hawks. There are two Red-shouldered hawks that have paired…